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AT&T Can Save Their Network... With Wi-Fi?

Kyle VanHemert of Gizmodo writes: "AT&T's latest idea is actually kind of brilliant on multiple levels: totally free Wi-Fi in Times Square. And it could be how they save their network.

It's no coincidence that AT&T already runs the largest Wi-Fi network in the country—20,000 hotspots in all—providing free Wi-Fi (to AT&T customers) in the kinds of places that people like to hang out and gobble data on their phones: Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, and McDonald's. The Times Square Wi-Fi project is a pilot program, and depending on the results, possibly the first of many dense, high-traffic urban areas AT&T blankets in Wi-Fi.

Upfront, it's good publicity, with AT&T scoring major brownie points from folks for providing a legitimately useful service for free in a perfect location."

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AT&T is placing data limits on HBO Max again

This comes after new net neutrality laws pass in California.

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Ajit Pai has a lot to answer for.

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AT&T's CEO predicts people will continue to cut cable out of their budget

AT&T’s CEO John Stankey said that he expects the pay-TV industry to soon hit a level of little or no growth. He predicts that it will plateau once the number of pay-TV subscribers falls somewhere between 55 and 60 million users.

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AT&T’s 5G ain’t s*** (yet), according to new PCMag report

PCMag released its Fastest Mobile Networks report and there are plenty of interesting insights to be found, including ones about 5G.

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